Far from the usual tourist paths lies the small village of Sale San Giovanni in the Piedmont region in northwestern Italy. The small village with its 800 inhabitants is known for its picturesque landscape with high mountains, green valleys and clear rivers. In short: exactly the right place to escape the stress of everyday life.
In this picturesque setting, you'll experience a week-long outdoor activity vacation that's guaranteed to stay with you for a long time. Hiking, Yoga, Climbing and a lot of Italy. This is exactly what awaits you on your outdoor active vacation in Piedmont.
29.07. - 05.08.2023 | 30.09. - 07.10.2023 & individual dates possible for groups of 5 or more
Number of participants
Limited to 8 seats
As a beginner, you have never really been off-piste. Here you will be guided from the very beginning.
As a beginner, you are a newbie and have little to no idea about yoga. A beginner course is almost mandatory for you.
As an advanced skier you have already been in contact with powder snow, the "powder virus" has caught you and you want to expand your experience.
Services & Prices
Look forward to nature, nature and more nature. On this outdoor active vacation in northern Italy you will experience Piedmont at its best. We have put together the ideal trip for you.
7 nights in a beautiful house in the hills of Alta Langhe
Daily breakfast made from regional products from the surrounding farmers markets
Small lunch and 2x dinner
guided hiking tours
guided yoga sessions
Mini cooking class
Wine tasting in the Langhe
Transfers according to program
Additional services (Exclusive)
Arrival (bookable via Retter Sports)
Travel insurance (mandatory)
Travel price from € 1080
Single room € 1280
Shared room (max. 2 persons) € 1080
Depending on the size of the group, we have a selection of accommodations available, carefully chosen for their environment. From a group of 6 people we will stay in the beautiful Casa Parrocchia live.
Imagine entering a historic building, lovingly restored and preserving its original features and details. Welcome to Casa Parrocchia - an accommodation that is second to none. In one of our six cozy rooms, all with breathtaking views of the valley and the mountains, you will feel right at home. Start your day with a delicious morning coffee in the shade of our covered outdoor lounge and let the beauty of the surroundings inspire and relax you during sunset yoga in our garden.
You will stay in a double room - if you want a single room, please let us know when booking!
What would a vacation in Northern Italy be without Italian cuisine? You can expect the best local cuisine and regional products from the farmer's market - small restaurants and of course the wonderful famous northern Italian wine.
During your outdoor active vacation you will enjoy a rich breakfast and a small lunch every day. Additionally 2x dinners are included.
Apart from your hiking boots and weatherproof clothing, you don't really need to pack any special equipment for your active vacation in nature. However, if you already have climbing shoes, please take them with you.
Active vacation Northern Italy: Piedmont is a region in the northwest of Italy and is known for its picturesque landscapes, culinary delights and excellent wines. The area is surrounded by the Alps in the north and the Apennines in the south and thus offers an impressive mountain backdrop as well as rolling hills.
Piedmont is a region in northwestern Italy bordering Switzerland and France. It is surrounded by the Alps and the Apennines and is home to some of the highest mountains in Italy, including Monte Rosa and Gran Paradiso. One thing we can guarantee you already - you will fall in love with the region. In addition to the mountains, there are many small mountain villages, the Langhe wine region and the sea in Finale Ligure is only a stone's throw away.
The trip is on your own - we can help you with that.
Night train to Genoa
Plane to Genoa, Milan, Turin or Nice
Arrival by car
Look forward to a unique week. You will be accompanied by Johanna - the 28-year-old Austrian has emigrated to Piedmont and has found her absolute paradise here as an outdoor lover. Together with her you will try out many things, whether yoga, hiking, climbing - or even a visit to a winemaker with subsequent wine tasting. Johanna will show you her favorite places in Northern Italy and help you to really switch off again, allowing you to travel like a local.
Here are the things you should pack for your active vacation in northern Italy
Possibly driver's license
Credit and/or debit card
Comfortable yoga & hiking clothes
Possibly climbing shoes
Clothes for visiting the surrounding villages
warmer clothes for the evening (jacket, sturdy shoes, hood)
Swimwear & Beach Towel
Here is a brief overview of what your outdoor active vacation in northern Italy can look like. Of course, the weather can slightly change the program.
- Arrival (afternoon)
- Welcome aperitif
- Mini cooking course with regional/seasonal menu
- Guided climbing tour
with lunch on the mountain
- Art gallery & studio visit
- Sunset Yoga Session
- Pizza Night
- Grotto hike
in Finale Ligure
- Lunch by the sea
- Climbing directly on the sea or relax on the beach
- Dinner in Finale
- Visit to a local market
- small hike
- Exploration and aperitif in Mondovi
- Pasta Night
- Hike in the Maritime Alps with lunch on the mountain
- Dinner in a typical Piedmontese restaurant
- Morning Yoga Session
- Visit to the Langhe including winery tour and tasting
- Dinner in the Langhe
- Guided climbing tour in Finale Ligure
- Relax on the beach
- Conclusion dinner by the sea
- Last breakfast together
Tips & Info
Your outdoor active vacation in Northern Italy is waiting for you! Whether you come alone, take your partner or catch up on a long overdue friendship trip. Look forward to lots of fellowship with like-minded people in a small group of up to 8 people. Together we will cook, play sports or have a glass or two of Northern Italian wine. Meet new friends or deepen existing friendships.
We recommend for this trip a Travel insurance with cancellation protectionso that you are on the safe side if something should happen before or during the trip.